pentahotel Reading

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Krystina Rees
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Why We Love It

  • The hotel is near The Oracle shopping centre and Reading railway station
  • Rooms are sleek and have free Wi-Fi and movies 
  • There's a small gym
  • Service is "faultless and friendly", says The Guardian.

Enjoyed This
(5 Member Ratings)
"It was a really funky place to stay and right in the centre of Reading."
10. Apr 2018
Godalming, United Kingdom


Map & Directions

The hotel is less than 10 minutes' walk from Reading train station, which has regular trains to and from London Paddington. Guests get 25% off car-parking rates at Q-Park Chatham Place. The Standard tariff is £14.50 per 24 hours. If using sat nav, enter RG1 7LT as the postcode.

Rooms & Rates

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Pentahotel Reading is a modern property, less than 10 minutes' walk from Reading railway station and around five minutes walk from The Oracle shopping centre and the bars and restaurants in the town centre. The hotel has an informal vibe, with a lounge and bar area with a pool table. There's also a small gym.

All 206 bedrooms are spacious, modern and have free Wi-Fi and movies.

Breakfast is a hot and cold buffet, and the restaurant serves food all day. Service is "faultless and friendly", says The Guardian.

Nearby attractions include Forbury Gardens, Reading Museum and the ruins of Reading Abbey. Head to Broad Street and The Oracle for high-street shopping, or to Harris Arcade and The Walk for boutique shops selling items from antiques to Beatles memorabilia.

London Paddington is roughly 30 minutes away by train, and LEGOLAND and Windsor are within 40 minutes' drive.



  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Extra beds / roll away beds
  • Games room
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Nightlife / entertainment
  • No pets allowed


  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour room service
  • 24-hour security
  • Airport transfer (fees apply)
  • Chauffeur service (fees apply)
  • Express check-in / checkout
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Shuttle service (fees apply)
  • Safe in reception

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Pay-per-view / movies on demand
  • Sitting area
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Video games on request
  • Smoking-rooms available


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel


  • Hair-dryer
  • Luxury toiletries
  • Bathtub or shower


  • Public car park (fees apply)


  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible meeting room
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible restaurant
  • ADA compliant rooms
  • Facilities for guests with special needs
  • Roll-in shower


Check-in: Standard Time is 3pm.

Minimum age required to check in: 18.

Checkout: Standard Time is 12pm.

Children and additional guests: Infant's cot/crib available on request for children aged 2 or under: £10 per night. There is no extra bed available.

Pets: No pets allowed.

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Additional details: No car park on site, guests receive a discount at the nearby Q Park: £10 per 24 hours.

Have a Question? Contact Travelzoo.

Customer Service available Mon-Fri, 8am-6pm AET

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

Please note: Some amenities and services may not be available in all rooms or may incur an additional charge. All prices stated have been verified at the time of publication and may vary at the discretion of the hotel.

Enjoyed This
(5 Member Ratings)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for HPI UK Ltd (t/a Pentahotel Reading) over the past 15 months.
4.2 Ambiance
4.4 Location
4.0 Rooms
4.4 Quality of Service
4.0 Value for the Money
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Enjoyed Most
It was a really funky place to stay and right in the centre of Reading.
Vikki 10. Apr 2018 Godalming, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Room upgrade Central Location 24 hour bar
Helen 25. Sep 2017 Bishop's Stortford, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
bed was excellent and enormous. Nice bathroooms and toiletries provided. Reception area has nice sofas and all well decorated - although after 8pm on Friday and Saturday night not worth visiting as filled with drunken visitors (it's all open to non-residents) and loud music so if that's not your cup of tea head elsewhere.
Other Comments
Firstly had to change room due to dozens of hen and stag do participants staying across all floors of the hotel. Despite doing this and being assured there were none on the 6th floor, we were still woken at 4am, 4.30 and just before 5am. Unlike any other tv built in the last twenty years, there's doesn't have an information button so you never know what youre watching or what's on next. No hot chocolate or biscuits in the room, just a couple of fruit tea bags. And one 500ml bottle of water between two people for two nights! Grape juice spilt on bed first night. Sheets not changed second night, just bed remade. Bar/restaurant eye wateringly expensive for what's provided e.g. £15 for a burger. On checking out was told I had been undercharged by £5 when booked six weeks earlier so would not have to pay this. Seemed rather miserly given there mistake to start with and the problems endured on first night. Finally, your special offer of £75 a night is far from good value, cheaper direct.
Phil 21. Aug 2017 London, United Kingdom

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